September 7, 2010 § 2 Comments
I spent Labor Day weekend contemplating and creating visuals that displayed relationships and patterns within my content areas. Throughout the research process I have been writing and identifying key facts and concepts on index cards and Post-It notes. For class a week ago I had also created hand-drawn visualizations of my research.
This weekend as I sat down with all of my information I quickly became overwhelmed with all of the clutter content. I had a brief panic attack when I began considering how to visually show all the connections, details and information that I had gathered. Taking a deep breath I reflected back on my sense making training and decided to begin making patterns and looking for “buckets” of main ideas to place the gathered ideas into. Relationships and hierarchies quickly began to emerge. However, I was not satisfied with the first attempt and blew it up and began anew. « Read the rest of this entry »